Alexandra Zhang MDFounder, Multidisciplinary Transplant Dermatology Clinic, University of Pittsburgh and the Cleveland Clinic
After receiving her medical degree from Shanghai Medical University in China, Dr. Zhang completed a NIH NRSA research fellowship in Investigative Dermatology at Case Western Reserve University followed by a residency in Dermatology at University of Alabama at Birmingham where she served as Chief Resident. After residency, Dr. Zhang joined University of Pittsburgh as an Assistant Professor. Because of her strong interest in high risk skin cancer, Dr. Zhang pursued further training in Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology and completed a Mohs Micrographic Surgery Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, where she joined the Dermatology Department as a Staff Physician. Dr. Zhang is an expert in the management of aggressive skin cancers. She founded the Multidisciplinary Transplant Dermatology Clinic at University Pittsburgh and the Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Zhang has published extensively, and has lectured nationally and internationally. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Mohs Surgery, International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative, and the Woman’s Dermatologic Society. Her clinical focus is on Dermatologic Surgery including Mohs Micrographic Surgery, laser surgery, cutaneous oncology, as well as cosmetic dermatology.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Skin Damage in Healthcare Workers Managing COVID-19
- Patient Expectations Influence Postoperative Facial Satisfaction Measured by the FACE-Q Skin Cancer Module
- Incidence and Risk Factors of Keratinocyte Carcinoma After First Solid Organ Transplant
- Aggressive Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Organ Transplant Recipients
- Risk of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Is Decreasing Among Organ Transplant Recipients
- Microneedling: A Review and Practical Guide
- Incidence of and Risk Factors for Skin Cancer in Organ Transplant Recipients
- Trends of Skin Cancer Mortality After Transplantation
- Treatment of Digital Mucous Cysts With Percutaneous Sclerotherapy Using Polidocanol
- Melanoma Risk and Survival Among Organ Transplant Recipients